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Top 5 Most Expensive Racehorses – ($70 million)

What is the most expensive racehorse in the world? This may surprise you, but it's not Black Caviar or American Pharoah. These horses are impressive, don't get me wrong, but they don't get on this list. The number one most expensive horse is…

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Preview

The 2021 Cheltenham Festival is due to get under way on 16th March, the first of four days of top class jump racing. Nicky Henderson stole the headlines on the opening day last year with Shishkin (Supreme Novices’ Hurdle) and Epatante (Champion…

Biggest Racing Upsets Of The Past 20 Years

Horse racing is one of the most popular sports to bet on in the world. Nicknamed the Sport of Kings, it always offers spectators an exhilarating experience. Whether you are an experienced gambler or a complete novice, there is a high chance…
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The Most Memorable Grand National Winners Of All Time

The Grand National at Aintree Racecourse is one of the biggest and most prestigious events on the jump racing calendar. It was first run in February 1839, although it went by the name of “Grand Liverpool Steeplechase” at the time. Back then,…

Cheltenham Festival Goes Ahead Despite Coronavirus Fears

The 2020 Cheltenham Festival will go ahead as usual despite fears over the coronavirus outbreak in Europe. Sporting fixtures across the continent have been cancelled or suspended in recent days. The virus has hit Italy particularly hard and…
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Emblematic Figures In Horse Racing Throughout History

Who are the most important people in horse-racing and where are they now? Here’s our round-up of some of the most emblematic figures in horse-racing history. From the voice of horse-racing to successful jockeys, from pioneers of software to…
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Who are the Leading Contenders for the 2019 Ryanair Chase?

The presence of an indomitable Altior as the two-mile chasing kingpin has forced the owners and trainers of many National Hunt racehorses to think about alternative targets. With the Nicky Henderson trained star odds-on to retain his Queen…

Most Interesting Market Movers for Cheltenham 2019

The 2019 Cheltenham Festival is now just around 40 days away, with many of the top horses now wrapped in cotton wool until race day. Sure, there are some big decisions to make over trainers’ entries and plenty of horses will have a run between…

Big Race Preview: Cheltenham Gold Cup 2019

The Cheltenham Gold Cup (Friday 15th March) is one of the highlights of the British racing season, perhaps even now surpassing the Grand National as the jumps event jockeys and trainers want above all else. More so than most years, the 2019…